To help boost the recovery of the tourism industry and highlight the importance of vaccination to fight against the on-going pandemic, the five-star resort in Bohol – The Bellevue Resort is stepping up its support for the government’s vaccination campaign by urging its employees and industry members to get vaccinated.
On Friday, June 18, 2021, The Bellevue Resort – Bohol hosted the country’s first vaccination drive for tourism frontline workers led by Governor Art Yap together with the Department of Health and the tourism industry stakeholders at the resort’s Pavilion, gearing for the province’s green zone concept for Panglao island to trailblaze gradual reopening of international tourism. Stringent safety procedures and sanitation protocols were installed in the Pavilion as vaccination site. The vaccines were allocated through the Department of Tourism under Sec. Bernadette Romulo-Puyat and approved by vaccine czar Carlito Galvez and testing czar Vince Dizon.
The Bellevue Resort’s Managing Director, Mr. Dustin Chan expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the national and provincial government of Bohol for the momentous opportunity, encouraging tourism employees to get vaccinated, while remaining compliant to the government’s safety prevention protocols – primarily for their protection and assurance for a safe environment.
“Vaccination marks our first steps to winning this war against COVID-19, not only for the island of Bohol but for the whole tourism industry in the Philippines; including the industries behind it,” he added, during his virtual welcoming remarks.
Setting an example that the vaccines are safe, Mr. Doer Escoto, Resort Manager and BAHRR Board Member was honored to be the first tourism frontliner inoculated with the Sputnik V vaccine. With the resort’s goal to attain herd immunity, 178 employees received their first dose of vaccine shots developed by Russia’s Gamaleya Institute. The second and final dose of the vaccine are scheduled on July 9 and 10, 2021.
The Bellevue Resort has been fully committed to heighten its safety measures by continuously implementing its regular COVID-19 testing and health monitoring for employees. The vaccination will add an extra layer of protection as part of its highest standards of hygiene protocols in place to ensure its employees and guests will have a secure and comfortable environment – creating a safe experience.
The luxury resort is one of the recipients of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels stamp in the country. The WTTC Safe Travels stamp is the world’s first-ever global safety and hygiene stamp that will allow travelers to recognize establishments around the world that have adopted health and hygiene globally-standardized protocols.
Bohol province is now open for leisure tourists for all ages from NCR Plus bubble subject to IATF, Government of Bohol and Department of Tourism guidelines.
To learn more information about the travel guidelines and The Bellevue Resort’s room packages, please visit its website at www.thebellevuebohol.com or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.